Hoa Hao: Ba Cut, Huynh Phu So, Buu Son Ky Huong Books LLC

ISBN: 9781156973509

Published: May 26th 2010

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30 pages


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Hoa Hao: Ba Cut, Huynh Phu So, Buu Son Ky Huong  by  Books LLC

Hoa Hao: Ba Cut, Huynh Phu So, Buu Son Ky Huong by Books LLC
May 26th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 30 pages | ISBN: 9781156973509 | 4.42 Mb

Chapters: Ba Cut, Huynh Phu So, Buu Son Ky Huong. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 28. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books withoutMoreChapters: Ba Cut, Huynh Phu So, Buu Son Ky Huong.

Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 28. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Le Quang Vinh (1923 July 13, 1956), popularly known as Ba Ct (Short Third in Vietnamese, referring to a shortened third finger), was a military commander of the Hoa Ho religious sect, which operated from the Mekong Delta and controlled various parts of southern Vietnam during the 1940s and early 1950s.

Ba Ct and his forces fought the Vietnamese National Army (VNA), the Vit Minh, and the Cao ai religious movement from 1943 until his capture in 1956. Known for his idiosyncrasies, he was regarded as an erratic and cruel leader who fought with little ideological purpose. His sobriquet came from the self-amputation of a finger as part of a vow during his teenage years to defeat the French colonial forces- he later swore not to cut his hair until the communist Vit Minh were defeated.

Ba Ct frequently made alliances with various Vietnamese factions and the French. He invariably accepted the material support offered in return for his cooperation, and then broke the agreementnevertheless, the French made deals with him on five occasions. The French position was weak because their military forces had been depleted by World War II, and they had great difficulty in re-establishing control over French Indochina, which had been left with a power vacuum after the defeat of Japan.

In mid-1955, the tide turned against the various sects, as Prime Minister Ngo inh Dim of the State of Vietnam and his VNA began to consolidate their grip on the south. Ba Ct and his allies were driven into the jungle, and their position was threatened by government offensives. After almost a year of fighting, Ba Ct was captured. He was sentenced to death and publicly beheaded in Cn Th. Hunh Phu S, the...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1187959



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